Sharks center Joe Pavelski has been added to the roster for Team USA at the current World Championships. There is a chance for other Sharks players to be added in the next few days.
The U.S. Men’s National Team is currently competing at the 73rd annual International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship in Bern and Zurich-Kloten, Switzerland, April 24-May 10.
In his third National Hockey League season, Pavelski skated in 80 regular-season games for the San Jose Sharks in 2008-09. He recorded career highs in points (59), goals (25), assists (34), shorthanded goals (3) and shots (266). Pavelski also added one assist in six playoff contests this season.
Pavelski will be making his first IIHF Men's World Championship appearance.